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Using the e-Granary mobile platform to deliver agricultural information to farmers

ICTs offer farmers a range of opportunities to acquire real-time agricultural information to enhance their production. As such, CTA and AgriCord co-financed a 2018 Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO) project to provide access to market-oriented a…

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by Chris Addison

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Creating ICT opportunities with the apps4ag database

In ICT Update and on websites as ICT4D, CTA has covered the explosive growth and proliferation of digital and mobile phone technologies for agriculture. Now CTA takes the next step with developing the Apps4Ag database, a comprehensive, up-to-date and…

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by Benjamin Addom

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Jun 21

EU Info Point Session: Digitalisation for Development

The Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO), CTA and Agricord (International alliance of agri-agencies) have engaged in a joint project to improve the efficiency of farmer’s led enterprises and hence improve productivity, market access and livelihoods for smallholder farmers.

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Rue Archimède 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Apr 24

Launch workshop of the "iDEAL Burkina"

IDEAL Burkina (Innovative Enterprise development and Market Linkages for Young Agripreneurs in Burkina Faso) is a project that intends to mobilise digital technologies to strengthen agricultural entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso. The project will focus on technical and commercial collaboration between young farmers/agripreneurs and young entrepreneurs offering ICT services for agriculture (e-agr…

Apr 23

Innovative Enterprise development and Market Linkages for Young Agripreneurs in Burkina Faso (iDEAL Burkina)

Agriculture is a key sector in Burkina Faso: it represents 54% of gross domestic product (GDP), and accounts for 86% of the country’s economy. However, agriculture in Burkina Faso has undergone very little modernisation. At the same time, two out of three jobseekers (66%) are young people under the age of 25. Of those who are employed, three-quarters work in agriculture, but many have few pro…
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Burkina Faso

Apr 6

Increasing Dairy Productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the Dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

Mar 15

AgriHack Talent

CTA’s AgriHack Talent initiative aims to strengthen ICT innovation in agriculture, as well as to stimulate youth entrepreneurship. AgriHack is a key part of CTA’s focus on supporting youth involvement in agriculture and youth employment.

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